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Off the peat path

Suitability and availability of alternative substrates for peat use in European horticulture
22 November 2022, online

Presentations

Presentations and Recording

Recording: The "Off the peat path" recording is available here 

Presentation: "Peat mitigation strategy of Germany"

Nazim GRUDA, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), GERMANY

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Presentation: “Possibilities and effects of a reduction of peat use in horticultural substrates in Germany (MITODE)”

Olivier HIRSCHLER & Anja KRETZSCHMANN, Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute (TI), GERMANY

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Presentation: “Wood fiber in Dutch pot plant culture; peat replacement up to 50% in volume?”

Chris BLOK, Wageningen University (WUR), THE NETHERLANDS 

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Presentation: “Reducing and replacing peat in Irish horticulture: The research challenge”

Michael GAFFNEY, Horticulture Development Department, Teagasc, IRELAND

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Presentation: “Reuse growing media for circular cultivation in Belgium"

Bart VANDECASTEELE, Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), BELGIUM

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Presentation: "Peat replacement in horticulture – a Norwegian research perspective”

Maria DIETRICH, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), NORWAY 

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Presentation: “Life cycle assessment of peat substitutes: sustainability of Danish growing media”

Aidan SMITH, Aarhus University (AU), DENMARK

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